Folic Acid/Vitamin B6/Vitamin B12

Formulation : Tablet
Dosage : 2.5/25/1mg
Quantity : 90
Prescription Required
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Description

What is Folbee used for? 

Folbee ingredients are folic acid, vitamin B6, and vitamin B12; these are combined in one medicine to improve health conditions in people who lack these vitamins due to poor nourishment or illnesses. A low level of these vitamins causes weakness, tiredness, nerve problems, and mental problems. This medicine works by ensuring body cells function well, like converting food into energy, creating new blood cells, and maintaining healthy body tissues. 

Folbee for Neuropathy 

Neuropathy damages nerves in the outside brain and spinal cord that have irritating and painful symptoms; this is usually the complication of diabetes and side effects of chemotherapy. Studies show that vitamin B12, one of the active ingredients of this medication, can be used as a therapy to help biological function in patients with neuropathy, even if there is no vitamin B deficiency. It is found that these vitamins help alleviate pain and help reduce symptoms and re-occurrence of neuropathy; it may also reverse the nerve damage. 

Folbee Dosage 

Folbee tablet is available in the strength of 2.5mg-25mg-1mg, usually taken once a day or as prescribed by a doctor without regard to food, but if stomach upset occurs, you may take it with food. The amount of dose and length of intake will be prescribed by a doctor based on the medical condition, other taken medicine, age, and response to treatment. Regular use will help attain the most benefit of it; if you are prescribed a daily dose, take it at the same time of day every day. If a dose is missed, take it once remembered, but if it is almost the time of the following intake, let it be skipped for double dosing is discouraged. 

Folbee Side Effects 

Nausea, stomach pain, diarrhea, drowsiness, and flushing are the common side effects of this medication. It should usually go away as the body adjusts to it; tell your doctor if any persists or worsens. Take note that the side effects listed here are not the complete list. A rare but severe allergic reaction may be experienced; get medical help right away if accompanied by rashes, unusual weakness, and troubled breathing. 

Folbee Plus 

This also belongs to multivitamins and mineral supplements used to prevent vitamin deficiency; it provides higher and concentrated vitamins and minerals. It is available in different forms of tablet, liquid, powder, and oral, which differs in releasing the drug content, but is usually prescribed at 5mg once daily with a full glass of water. Tablets should be swallowed whole unless the prescription says to chew or crush; liquids are provided with a measuring tool to get the exact dose needed. The doctor will be the one to tell which form is better for you, as well as the dose and length of treatment. This medication has additional side effects than the regular Folbee, such as bloody diarrhea, loss of appetite, and teeth staining. Folbee plus over the counter needs a prescription; it does not have a generic version, but you may easily find other brands with the same active ingredients. 

Frequently Asked Questions 

-What is the difference between Folbee and Folbee plus? 

The name with plus contains more B vitamins than the regular one. 

-Is this medication safe for pregnant women? 

The use of this medication is safe for pregnant women but must be used adequately to prevent specific spinal cord congenital disabilities. This medication is also passed through milk, but no reports of harm have been seen. 

-How long before Folbee starts to work? 

It depends on how severe your condition is, but It may take a few weeks before B vitamins start to improve one’s condition. 

-What is the best time of intake for this medication? 

Since it gives energy, it is recommended to be taken in the morning to avoid affecting your sleep. 

Additional information

Drug Name:

Folbee

Scientific Name:

Folic Acid/Vitamin B6/Vitamin B12

Other Names:

Folic Acid/Vitamin B6/Vitamin B12

Strength(s):

2.5/25/1mg

Quantities Available:

90

Formulation:

Tablet